Royal Purple

Bringing Perkins Stadium to life

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

“The Minnesota Miracle.” “The Miracle on Ice.” “The Play.” All of these moments in sports have something in common besides the unbelievable performances on the field: the announcer’s call. And for UW-Whitewater sports fans in the community, that announcer’s call comes from the students....

Football takes care of business in opener

Football takes care of business in opener

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

The No. 12 University Wisconsin-Whitewater football team kicked off the 2018 season with a bang by rolling past the University of Dubuque 38-6 Sept. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Warhawks ensured not to repeat their performance in last season’s regular season opener, and did so by playing quality footba...

Beer flows into Perkins Stadium

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

Beer will be available for purchase inside Perkins Stadium concession stands beginning with the UW-Whitewater Warhawk football home opener Oct. 7. Sales are anticipated to continue for the rest of the season. Fans will no longer be allowed to tailgate during games, but can still tailgate before and a...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

UW-Whitewater Welcome Week 2015

September 16, 2015

By Alena Purpero Sept. 3, 2015 University of Wisconsin Whitewater kicks off the school year with Welcome Week, a UW-W tradition. After the freshmen class arrived on campus August 30, Club U Dub Dub events opened with the R U Purple rally, a run through Perkins Stadium and painting Warhawk Drive ...

‘Hawks get homecoming win

‘Hawks get homecoming win

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team has historically been neck-and-neck with the UW-Oshkosh Titans football team, and Saturday’s Homecoming Game was no different. After blowing out opponent after opponent and posting two shutouts, the ’Hawks won their closest battle...

Football: Victory slips away for ‘Hawks

September 20, 2012

  The Warhawk football team saw its historic 46-game winning streak snapped by Buffalo State College 7-6 last Saturday. The Bengals cut off the ’Hawks’ winning streak at Perkins Stadium and handed head coach Lance Leipold his first non-conference regular season loss, dropping his all-time...

New field lights will be ready for ‘Friday Night Lights’

October 12, 2011

In 1970, Perkins Stadium had field lights installed so the field could be used at night. Forty years later, and just last winter, one of those four seldom-used lights came crashing down onto the stadium bleachers in the midst of a blizzard. Thankfully, no one was in the stadium at the time. Following...

Football team cruises into showdown against Pointers with first place on the line

October 27, 2009

Jordan Wells did not waver when he made this statement: “I guarantee they will know when we come off the football field that we’re the better football team,” the senior wide receiver said. Wells is, of course, referring to Saturday’s 1 p.m. showdown at UW-Stevens Point (5-2, 4-0 WIAC) –...

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